herons and egrets

 

Herons, egrets, bitterns, and their allies are found throughout the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The watershed provides important feeding and nursery for  members of this group of aquatic birds.

Species Overviews

Great Blue Heron

Little Blue Heron

Great Egret

Snowy Egret

American Bittern

Related Information

Birdwatching

Aquatic Birds

Waterfowl

Birds of Prey